The finished 1830's Periwinkle:
(Yeah, the back is messed up at the top eyelets, but I'll fix that later.)
Cartridge pleats! My favorite kind!
The vintage shoes I found online didn't work out, so I decided on some repros! American Duchess does some of the finest historical shoe reproductions I've ever seen. I order the 1920's Spectators, "23Skidoo" and absolutely love them! Great work.
That's the damage for now, but here's sneak peak for my next dress:
I call her "Moon Lady"